Warren Buffett on Townhall

Armstrong Williams - Wed Mar 28

I have often asked myself why do so many wealthy people support liberal causes? This is the flip-side of the usual election-year frustration of the liberals with the working classes’ clinging to their guns and religion. ... more

America - Wed Feb 22

Chris Christie is fed up with Warren Buffet over the tax issue. ... more

Ryan James Girdusky - Wed Feb 1

Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) is set to propose “The Buffett Rule”, a tax increase on everyone making more than a million dollars a year. The law named after Warren Buffett, the second richest person in the world, is also known as the “Paying a Fair Share Act.” ... more

David Limbaugh - Fri Jan 27

Only a president long shielded from criticism and accountability could make the kind of State of the Union speech President Obama did Tuesday night. It's hard to know where to begin, given his repetition of tired ideas from his previous SOTUs, his taking credit for successful policies he resisted and omitting failed ones he promoted, his numerous misrepresentations on issues big and small, and his glaring refusal to address the main issues that threaten the nation. ... more

Victor Davis Hanson - Thu Nov 3

First lady Michelle Obama the other day railed at "the few at the top," who do all sorts of bad things. A few months ago, we began hearing of the "1 percent" who are responsible for the current economic mess. "They" apparently make all their money at the expense of the other 99 percent. Are they the same as last year's villains, who had not paid "their fair share" in making over $200,000 in annual income? ... more

Jonah Goldberg - Thu Nov 3

Up to 40 million Chinese people still live in caves. That's more than the populations of Texas and Illinois, combined. In fairness, a fraction of these caves are apparently pretty nice, complete with electricity and well-compacted dirt floors. But that's grading on a curve because, well, they're still caves. ... more

Paul Tracy - Wed Nov 2

According to Berkshire Hathaway's (NYSE: BRK-B) most recent filing, the company just purchased 189,000 more shares of this stock. Buffett and Berkshire already had a 216,000 share stake in the company. With the new purchase, they now own 405,000 shares -- a stake worth roughly $125 million. ... more

Floyd and Mary Beth Brown - Fri Oct 21

Some exciting developments in the Republican presidential race are being ignored by the media. We believe Americans will be excited when they understand the revolutionary nature of these candidate's proposals. ... more

Peter Ferrara - Tue Oct 11

Last week, Newt Gingrich released his 21st Century Contract with America, composed of 10 specific legislative proposals he would enact if elected President. In the 1994 Congressional campaigns, Republicans not only rode Newt's Contract with America proposals to Republican majorities in Congress. They maintained their House majority for 12 years, after Republicans had only held a House majority for 2 of the previous 74 years. ... more

John Ransom - Sat Oct 8

The biggest single obstacle that Obama faces in getting reelected is that Americans don’t trust him anymore. Nor should they, based on results, history and the false premise under which he was elected. Wanna know what Obama’s going to do in the future? Look at what he’s done in the past. ... more

Mike Shedlock - Wed Oct 5

Reader Blake writes "As a libertarian I am appalled that a senator would directly attack an individual company for pricing decisions made by that company." ... more

Donald Lambro - Wed Sep 28

A rattled tone of desperation has taken hold of President Obama's once self-confident rhetoric as he struggles to rally his party's dispirited political base. ... more

Bruce Bialosky - Mon Sep 26

Honestly, it’s difficult for me to be so disrespectful to two people of such prominence; I prefer to simply express an opinion regarding public policy and then make the case for my argument. But neither of these two esteemed gentlemen has a clue about how our tax system operates, nor the history and consequences of changes to the nation’s tax laws. ... more